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London to Ladysmith via Pretoria By Winston Churchill
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A personal record of Winston Churchill's adventures and impressions during the first five months of the Boer War. It incldes an account of the Relief of Ladysmith, and also the story of Churchills... More > capture, and dramatic escape from the Boers.< Less
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A personal record of Winston Churchill's adventures and impressions during the first five months of the Boer War. It incldes an account of the Relief of Ladysmith, and also the story of Churchills... More > capture, and dramatic escape from the Boers.< Less
The Celebrity By Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill’s first novel was The Celebrity (1898). (Mr. Keegan's Elopement was published in 1896 within a magazine. In 1903 it was republished as an illustrated hardback book.)... More > Churchill's next novel—Richard Carvel (1899)—was a phenomenon, selling as many as two million copies in a nation of only 76 million, and made Churchill rich. His next two novels, The Crisis (1901) and The Crossing (1904), were also very successful. Churchill's early novels were historical but his later works were set in contemporary America. He often sought to include his political ideas into his novels. Churchill wrote in the naturalist style of literature, and some have called him the most influential of the American naturalists. Includes a biography of the Author.< Less
The Celebrity By Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill’s first novel was The Celebrity (1898). (Mr. Keegan's Elopement was published in 1896 within a magazine. In 1903 it was republished as an illustrated hardback book.)... More > Churchill's next novel—Richard Carvel (1899)—was a phenomenon, selling as many as two million copies in a nation of only 76 million, and made Churchill rich. His next two novels, The Crisis (1901) and The Crossing (1904), were also very successful. Churchill's early novels were historical but his later works were set in contemporary America. He often sought to include his political ideas into his novels. Churchill wrote in the naturalist style of literature, and some have called him the most influential of the American naturalists. Includes a biography of the Author.< Less
A Traveller in Wartime By Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill, the American author, writes about his experiences in Europe during WWI after leaving New York in the summer of 1917. He and countless other Americans travel to Europe to join the... More > war effort by building shelters for the homeless French, driving ambulances, and becoming a part of the American Field Service.< Less
The Crossing By Winston Churchill
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Churchill's early novels were historical but his later works were set in contemporary America. He often sought to include his political ideas into his novels. Churchill wrote in the naturalist style... More > of literature, and some have called him the most influential of the American naturalists. This book was named The Crossing because Churchill tried to express in it the beginnings of that great movement across the mountains which swept resistless over the Continent until at last it saw the Pacific itself. The Crossing was the first instinctive reaching out of an infant nation which was one day to become a giant. No annals in the world's history are more wonderful than the story of the conquest of Kentucky and Tennessee by the pioneers.< Less
The Dwelling Place of Light By Winston Churchill
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Churchill captures Edward and Hannah’s marriage while also revealing the courting of Janet and Lise. Complications grow as Janet finds love with the agent of the mill, Mr. Ditmar, but later... More > joins the strike. After sympathizing with the strikers, Janet is pushed to the limit in her relationship with Mr. Ditmar and later comes to self-realization.< Less
The Crossing By Winston Churchill
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This book was named The Crossing because Churchill tried to express in it the beginnings of that great movement across the mountains which swept resistless over the Continent until at last it saw the... More > Pacific itself. The Crossing was the first instinctive reaching out of an infant nation which was one day to become a giant. No annals in the world's history are more wonderful than the story of the conquest of Kentucky and Tennessee by the pioneers.< Less
The Crisis By Winston Churchill
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Romantic tension develops between the four main characters: one, Virginia Carvel, the fashionable daughter of Comyn Carvel, a southern gentleman of the old school; another, Clarence Maxwell Colfax,... More > her n'er-do-well cousin who becomes a stalwart cavalier in the Southern cause in an effort to win Ginny's approval; the third, Stephen A. Brice, an earnest young lawyer from Boston who antagonizes Virginia by his zeal for Abraham Lincoln's cause; and the fourth, Eliphalet Hopper, a hard-working clerk with ambitions to advance himself both financially and socially.< Less
A Far Country By Winston Churchill
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The book follows the career of Hugh Paret from youth to manhood, and how his profession as a corporation lawyer gradually changed his values. My name is Hugh Paret. I was a corporation lawyer, but... More > by no means a typical one, the choice of my profession being merely incidental, and due, as will be seen, to the accident of environment. The book I am about to write might aptly be called The Autobiography of a Romanticist. In that sense, if in no other, I have been a typical American, regarding my country as the happy hunting-ground of enlightened self-interest, as a function of my desires. Whether or not I have completely got rid of this romantic virus I must leave to those the aim of whose existence is to eradicate it from our literature and our life. A somewhat Augean task!< Less